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Does weight vary anywhere on the Earth? (In other words, is the gravitational pull stronger or weaker anywhere on the Earth?)
- Kim (age 16)
Sure, 'g' varies a little from place to place, depending on geological features, as well as between the equator and the poles (the Earth isn't quite spherical). Accurate measurements of g are sometimes used to help find hidden features. I bet some of the data are available from NASA or some other government agency.
(published on 10/13/06)
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